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Carole's Bed & Breakfast Inn

3227 Grim Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104
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Ranked #12 of 42 San Diego B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We spent four wonderful nights at Carole's Bed and Breakfast! Staying in the charming cottage called "Casita" gave us a living room, kitchen, and bedroom ... a very short walk from the main house and our great breakfasts! Carole and Michael invited our adult daughter, who had just moved to San Diego, to eat breakfast with us whenever she could... More

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Whittier, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Me and my girlfriend stayed for 4 days and 3 nights and it was great. Carole was wonderful and very inviting. Michael cooked a mean breakfast and something different every morning. It was close to North park, Balboa Park, and downtown San Diego. I couldn't of asked for much more. What a pleasure it was.

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Whittier, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My husband and I felt we went back in time in this cozy, craftsman style home! Carole was a warm and gracious hostess and went out of her way to suggest places to eat and things to do within walking distance. The living room walls were filled with family pictures of many generations. Our Rose Room opened onto a private... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The room itself was nice. The bed was firm, but comfortable. I felt like I was in my own house which was nice. Carole and Michael were both very nice. Breakfasts were pretty good. Definitely a step up from an hotel, but nothing to write home about. Location was great. Very close to Balboa Park and easy access to the... More

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Westwood Los Angeles County, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We had a very pleasant stay at Carole's Bed and Breakfast Inn. She is lovely, helpful and delightful to talk with but not intrusive. The Inn is located in a beautiful part of San Diego that is great for walking. There are a number of excellent restaurants within walking distance. We hope to go back soon.

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Carole's Bed and Breakfast, located in the North Park section of San Diego is a real "find". In fact I have stayed at Carole's twice . I found Carole's has all necessary ingredients to provide a comfortable stay. My room was quiet, spotlessly clean and included several thick towels and a comfy bed. There are quiet places to sit outside... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

We stayed at Carole's bed and breakfast during the first week of January. The studio was perfect for us - a spacious room with a king-sized bed, couch, chairs, coffee table in a sitting area, and a small kitchen area. When we arrived our host Carole made us feel comfortable and welcome. We made a special request and it was... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

I stayed at Carole's Bed & Breakfast Inn for a month and I liked it very much. It is well located, near downtown, Balboa Park and Balboa Zoo. The crew is just amazing, they are gentle, relaxed and very nice. The place is clean and breakfast is good. It's not pricy at all and I would have no doubt of... More

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

I need to put in a plug for the breakfasts at Carole's - amazing! Her son Michael is an artist of breakfasts. I've never had such tasty, plentiful breakfasts anywhere I've stayed, and I'm a seasoned traveler. Michael is a breakfast chef extraordinaire, whose creations are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate. Bravo Michael!

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I booked two rooms for four adults with a few days' notice at Carole's, the only inn available since Balboa Park was crowded for an event that weekend. Carole's place is a quaint, homely place in a quiet neighborhood in North Park. It reminds me of the wonderful, welcoming Last Homely House described by Tolkien. In many ways, Carole made... More

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Address: 3227 Grim Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #12 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in San Diego
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Lovely historic home in North Park has been home to Carole's BNB for over 28 years, where guests from all over the world have come to stay with us. ... more   less 

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